Digital Forensics for Law Enforcement, One-Year Technical Certificate

Curriculum Code #6119

Effective May 2017

Division of Engineering, Business and Information Technologies

This digital forensics for law enforcement certificate provides graduates the skills necessary to enter careers that require knowledge and proper criminal investigative practices in digital forensics of computers, networks, digital devices, cyberspace and associated equipment. Students are given comprehensive information and training in digital forensics and data recovery tools, practices and proper criminal investigation practices. Typical job titles: computer/digital forensics examiner, computer systems specialist and cybercrime specialist. This program is designed to meet the needs of new students as well as individuals already employed as criminal justice officers or persons who are preparing themselves for full- or part-time employment in a local police agency. All course work listed below can be used to satisfy the requirements of the associate degree in police science. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College’s University Partnership.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
Fall SemesterHours
CMNW 101 A+ CERTIFICATION PREPARATION I 4
CMNW 120 CYBER-FOREN CYBER CRIME THE LAW 4
CMNW 121 DATA COLLECTION ANALYSIS AND FORENSIC TOOLS 4
CRMJ 110 INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE 3
SDEV 101 COLLEGE 101 1 1
 Hours16
Spring Semester
CRMJ 117 CRIMINAL LAW 3
CRMJ 121 CRIMINALISTICS 3
CRMJ 146 CRIMINAL JUSTICE INVESTIGATION 3
CMNW 223 NETWORK FORENSICS AND INVESTIGATIVE TECHNIQUES 2 4
SOCY 151G INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY 3
 Hours16
 Total Hours32
1

A student must register for the orientation course when enrolling for more than six credit hours per semester or any course that would result in an accumulation of 13 or more credit hours.

2

Indicates that this course requires a prerequisite.

Program Contact(s):

Hikmat Chedid
440-366-7017
Hchedid@lorainccc.edu

For information about admissions, enrollment, transfer, graduation and other general questions, please contact your Advising and Counseling Team.